7 U.S. Code § 1471e - Additional assistance
(a) Determination by Secretary
In addition to the assistance provided under section 1471d of this title, if the Secretary determines that the livestock emergency also requires the implementation of one or more of the assistance programs described in subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary shall implement such programs.
(b) Programs authorized
Special assistance under this section includes—
(1) the donation of feed owned by the Commodity Credit Corporation for use in feeding livestock stranded and unidentified as to its owner, including the cost of transporting feed to the affected area, during such period as the Secretary, by regulation, may prescribe;
(2) reimbursement of not to exceed 50 percent of the cost of—
(A) installing pipelines (if that is the least expensive method) or other facilities, including tanks or troughs, for livestock water;
as appropriate in drought areas to facilitate more efficient and better-distributed grazing on land normally used for grazing. Such cost-share assistance may not be made available to provide water for wildlife or recreational livestock, dry lot feeding, or barns or corrals, or to acquire pumping equipment;
(3) reimbursement of not to exceed 50 percent of the cost of burning prickly pear cactus to make it suitable for animal feed; and
Source(Oct. 31, 1949, ch. 792, title VI, § 607, as added Pub. L. 100–387, title I, § 101(a),Aug. 11, 1988, 102 Stat. 930; amended Pub. L. 101–82, title I, § 142, title II, § 203,Aug. 14, 1989, 103 Stat. 579, 581.)
1989—Subsec. (b)(2)(B). Pub. L. 101–82, § 142, inserted “or ponds”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–82, § 203, added subsec. (c).
Section effective 15 days after Aug. 11, 1988, see section 101(c)(1) ofPub. L. 100–387, set out as an Effective and Termination Dates of 1988 Amendment note under section 1427 of this title.
Inapplicability of Section
Section inapplicable to 2002 through 2007 crops of covered commodities, peanuts, and sugar and inapplicable to milk during period beginning May 13, 2002, through Dec. 31, 2007, see section 7992 (b)(12) of this title.